Backyard Bounty
Backyard Bounty
Mar 1, 2021
History of Beekeeping in North America ft. Dr. Tammy Horn Potter
Play • 38 min

History of Beekeeping in North America is this week's topic on Backyard Bounty podcast as we join Nicole and Dr. Tammy Horn Potter.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • How honey bees made their way to North America
  • What four inventions of the 1800’s are still used in beekeeping today
  • How History of Beekeeping tells of using bees to defend against Vikings!

OUR GUEST

Tammy is the author of three books about honey bees: Bees in America, How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation was published in 2005; Beeconomy: What Women and Bees teach us about Local Trade and Global Markets in 2012; and her most recent book Flower Power: Establishing Pollinator Habitat published in 2019.
She is also the Kentucky State Apiarist for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and serves on serve on four boards related to bees: Honey Bee Health Coalition, Eastern Apiculture Society, Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, and Project Apis M

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